Mike Wendland: A journalist travels North America in an RV

Monthly Archives: October 2016

Our Year of the Bo

Each year, as the regular camping season comes to a close, Jennifer and I usually reflect back on the year and give it a theme based on the place or experience or that…

Fretz RV: Roadtrek’s Oldest Dealer

As Jennifer and I have traveled across North America, we’ve come to realize that the RV business – more often than not – is a family affair. Yes, there are…

RV Recipes: Skillet Artichoke and Olives

Try this skillet dish as an appetizer served with baked pita chips or gluten free tortilla chips. You could also serve this dish over some brown rice or pasta. Ingredients:…

Ending One Journey-Starting Another

There’s been a major direction change on my adventure down the coast with by bicycling friend, Cat, and her pups. We have chosen to separate. Cat is strong and is cycling…

Mackinac Island: Our favorite getaway

There are no motorized vehicles allowed and no places to camp but this beautiful island in the Straits of Mackinac between Michigan’s two peninsulas has been calling Jennifer and me for…

Signs, Signs Everywhere a Sign

Reading signs is a part of my travel experience. They will tell you where to go, where not to go, what is open and what is not. I have been…

RV Recipes: Pumpkin Soup

  Pumpkin Soup always starts sounding good around this time of year.  I tested this recipe with a friend of mine and we came up with a great soup base that…

How we bought our Roadtrek

When Jessi and I purchased our new-to-us 2008 Roadtrek 190 Popular nearly one year ago, it was a large financial decision that in hindsight seems like a bit of an…

When a Roadtrek finds you, embrace it

By Ari B. Adler When Jessi and I purchased our new-to-us 2008 Roadtrek 190 Popular nearly one year ago, it was a large financial decision that in hindsight seems like…